Central Baptist Theological Seminary has received a more than $2.2 million gift — the largest in the institution’s history — from the former members of a St. Louis-area church.
By Rob Marus
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship pioneer Cecil Sherman has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.
By ABP Staff
About 400 delegates to the Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering in Prague, Czech Republic, ended their meeting July 25 with approval of a major re-structuring of the organization's governing structure.
By ABP staff
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel are finding ways to minister to internationals who come to the United States and to individuals who seek refuge in other countries.
Nearly 400 delegates to the Baptist World Alliance's annual gathering in Prague, Czech Republic, raised their voices in prayer and singing as the July 21-25 meeting began with a rousing worship service.
By Jim White
Global Baptist pastors' problems are as different as the countries and regions in which they minister, according to speakers at the July 21-24 Baptist World Alliance annual gathering in Prague.
Two civil-liberties groups are asking a federal appeals court to stop state funding for Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children, Inc., saying the agency uses the money to promote its religious beliefs to the detriment of employees and children.
By Robert Marus
Two months after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar in early May, relief workers report conditions remain desperate.
By Staff, Baptist Standard
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Executive Coordinator Daniel Vestal said he is trying to understand why James Smith, editor of the Florida Baptist Witness, said in a column that CBF is "no longer truly Christian, let alone Baptist.”
Southern Baptist student missionary Gregory Gomez IV died July 5 in a bus crash in Peru.
By Lee Ann Marcel
Jesse Helms, the Baptist former senator who battled communist oppression but backed right-wing dictators and opposed abortion while appealing to racist sentiment, was a polarizing figure who was lionized by some conservatives and vilified by many liberals.
Dee Donaldson teaches children on the front porch of her home in Hossana, Ethiopia. (CBF photo)
By Charlotte Tubbs